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Homelessness Update

SAVE THE DATE — ALLIANCE EXPERTS ADDRESS YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT LOW-BARRIER SHELTERS: FEB 15
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Are you one of the 8,000 experts and advocates who participated in the Alliance’s Emergency Shelter Learning Series? Did you miss a session and want to catch up? Next week, Alliance experts will host a webinar to answer the best and most challenging questions raised by participants.

Details: Thursday, February 15, 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET •  Register »

If you have participated in the Alliance's Emergency Shelter Learning Series, we'd love to hear from you! Please fill out this survey about your experience so we can make sure next Thursday's webinar answers all your questions.

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Indiana Becomes Second State to Add ‘Work Requirements’ to Medicaid
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The state of Indiana has secured federal approval to limit Medicaid access by adding new work requirements and other barriers to care.

Advocates seeking more information about how this important development could impact people experiencing homelessness are encouraged to visit the following resources:
Waivers are currently pending in a number of states. Please watch this space for updates.
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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR 2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENDING FAMILY AND YOUTH HOMELESSNESS
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Opportunities are still available to become a sponsor or purchase an information table at the 2018 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness. Your sponsorship helps support the Alliance's mission to end homelessness for families and youth. Information tables are a great way to share resources and connect with peers at the conference.
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Webinar: What to Expect in the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program NOFA
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Join the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a webinar on what to expect and how to succeed in the YHDP NOFA process. In this year’s YHDP competition, HUD will award $43 million to up to 11 communities to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness. During the webinar, HUD will answer attendee questions about program and application requirements.

Details: Thursday, February 15, 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET
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Ending Homelessness Today
the official blog of the national alliance to end homelessness
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How Community Health Centers Helped Britney Regain Housing—and Why Congress Needs to Act Now
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This guest post is written by Regina Reed, Policy Organizer at the National Health Care for the Homeless Council. Britney has an infectious smile, and you can feel the hope that's bubbling inside her. Even when she and her four-year-old son Mason were bouncing around between different family members' homes, and later living in a […]
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Good Intentions Do Not End Homelessness: What We Must Learn From a Baby Named Hope
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Her name is Crystal Champ. One week ago, however, during the State of the Union address, she was reduced to "a pregnant homeless woman preparing to inject heroin." It is rare that homelessness or addiction find themselves in the spotlight of a national speech. But there were Ryan and Rebecca Holets, the adoptive parents of […]
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What Do the Recent Tax Cuts Mean for Your Donation?
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The tax cuts that went into effect this month have nonprofits and donors alike scrambling to learn more about how they might affect charitable giving. While these changes to the tax code could have a lasting impact on many charities, the Alliance is thankful for the support of many faithful, consistent donors. Nevertheless, it is […]
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About Us

The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.
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The Alliance is online: on Facebook, on Twitter, on our blog, and on our website! Join the Alliance's online community, and stay up-to-date with homelessness and housing information.
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Visit the Center for Capacity Building to learn more about the ways the Center can help your community end homelessness.
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